Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "charity"

  • Naked for NOVAM

    In 2007, with proceeds from the group's sold-out calendar, the D.C. Cowboys donated $11,000 to Whitman-Walker Clinic. Now, the local dance troupe is getting ready...

  • One Stroke at a Time

    There are plenty of sports clubs in the D.C. area catering to the gay crowd -- from softball to running to biking to ultimate Frisbee....

  • Match Point

    When Walker Chaffin, tournament director of the Capital Tennis Association (CTA), asked attendants of last year's Capital Classic Tournament, via e-mail, how things could be...

  • The Rainbow Samaritan

    The pleas for pink dollars are never ending, an annoying byproduct of the increasingly well-oiled machine of GLBT politicking. Whether it's to fight HIV/AIDS, gain...

  • Diving for Dollars

    Lambda Divers, a not-for-profit social organization that works to promote scuba diving among the gay community, donated a total of $5,700 to three organizations that...

  • Granting Entry

    Brother Help Thyself (BHT) announced on June 2 that it has begun taking applications for grants from organizations that serve the GLBT and HIV/AIDS communities...

  • On the Red Carpet

    One in Ten, the organization that has produced the Reel Affirmations film festival in Washington for the past 16 years, among other events, raised over...

  • Athletic Support

    Greg Campbell was attending a gay-straight alliance meeting at Wakefield High School in Arlington, where he teaches math and coaches swimming, when he came to...

  • Community Growth

    Gigi Thomas is on call 24 hours a day. The transgender client advocate and hotline supervisor for Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS), in Adams Morgan,...

  • CTA gives to SMYAL

    The Capital Tennis Association (CTA), a local not-for-profit organization that coordinates and promotes tennis in the gay community, recently donated $15,275 to the Sexual Minority...

  • Change at BHT

    Several months from now you may not find Larry Stansbury of Brother Help Thyself working from his office on 14th Street NW. You may not...

  • Cherry Announces Grants

    The Cherry Fund, the organization behind D.C.'s annual spring circuit party fundraiser, reported in early August that it would be distributing $30,000 to 12 beneficiaries...

  • Gay Grant Giver

    Brother Help Thyself (BHT) both honored and supported the community minded during its annual grant reception on Saturday, Jan. 28. About 85 people attended the...

  • Dawson's Discount

    The phrase ''Charity begins at home'' is open to some interpretation. Local musician Sharon Dawson is living one possible interpretation, with her newly-released discount card...

  • Art With Heart

        From tsunamis to earthquakes, hurricanes to mudslides, the past year has been rough. Those in a position to donate may feel tapped out....